The Blog - What’s happening in wind

Posted

18/09/2017

Author

Dominic Szanto

What trilemma? Offshore auction answers UK energy questions

The UK government has published the results of the second Contracts for Difference auction, for which only offshore wind, dedicated biomass and advanced conversion technologies were eligible to enter, and the results for offshore wind are astonishing, with 3 gigawatts - enough to power over 3million homes - securing contracts.

Two of the winning projects, Hornsea 2 and Moray Firth, will be deli ...

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Posted

15/09/2017

Author

Gordon Edge

UK offshore takes fast train after stunning CfD auction

Monday the 11th of September 2017 is set to go down as one of the key dates in the development of renewables in Great Britain. The results of the auction round announced shortly after 7am led to a collective dropping of jaws onto the floor that could probably be heard in Antarctica.

I can take some pride in the fact that I called the result in terms of all three bidding offshore projects gettin ...

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Posted

21/10/2016

Author

Ilaria Valtimora

Take note, UK leaders! 73% of Brits back onshore wind



The British public believes in wind energy even more than previously thought, research published this week has shown.

Climate charity 10:10 commissioned ComRes to carry out the poll to tie in with the launch of its campaign, Blown Away, which aims to demonstrate to the UK Government that British people back wind energy, and secure more high-level support for the sector. ComRes found that 73 ...

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